To watch Matthew at work is like viewing a genius artisan at the height of his creativity. A master of his craft, the camera is merely an extension of his heart. Described by his peers as a rare talent and a “natural”, Matthew is thoroughly at home at a wedding. Modest but passionately buoyant, he connects easily with his clients, uncovering emotion and hidden meaning not readily seen by most. Often mistaken for a member of the family, Matthew is gifted with an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time, rescuing volatile once-in-a-lifetime moments from disappearing forever.
When asked what he strives for most in his work, his perfect answer is: I’m just looking for images that move me.” Matthew J. Wagner is Connecticut’s best-kept secret no longer.